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Santa Fe Balloon Company

Santa Fe, NM
+1 505-699-7555
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Johnny, the owner, is the best!

We started early in the morning before sunrise and traveled to the take off location about 45... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KCDallasTexas
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Dallas, United States
via mobile
Great start to a beautiful day

Johnny picked us at our hotel in Santa Fe and our adventure began. Within a few moments of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lynn M
via mobile
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“johnny lewis” (23 reviews)
“balloon ride” (32 reviews)
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LOCATION
Santa Fe, NM
Downtown
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+1 505-699-7555

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started early in the morning before sunrise and traveled to the take off location about 45 minutes away. The crew and owner were all great people - professional & safety conscious. The balloon ride was smooth, magical and a lot of fun!

Thank KCDallasTexas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Johnny picked us at our hotel in Santa Fe and our adventure began. Within a few moments of the drive to the launch site we realized we're in the company of a really great individual. He has a larger than life personality and just a...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Johnny and his crew are the only way to go! Super safe, fun, professional. Full service from the pickup at your door to the return. Have no fear, Johnny & his crew know what they are doing and will take great care of you

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

No need to search any further for your balloon pilot. My husband and I had this on our bucket list while vacationing in Santa Fe this past year. Johnny and Jeanne were fabulous and our experience was memorable. Johnny was humorous and a delight, and...More

1  Thank 2crimsontidefans
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went on a hot air balloon ride wit the Santa Fe Balloon Company. It was a unique event and the people in the company especially Johnny and Jeanne, were great. Johnny is not only a safety conscious and expert pilot and...More

3  Thank JudySanAntonio_TX
Reviewed 26 October 2016

As a person who had never been to this area, Johnny was a big help, a sample of the warmth and hospitality that we experienced our who time in the area. We came in for the Balloon Festival and was so glad we waited to...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Johnny, Jeanne and Sol made out first ballooning trip worth every penny and more!! Honestly, I was very nervous, having never flown in a balloon before....but there was nothing to be nervous about. Johnny's personality, knowledge and humor put me at ease and I was...More

2  Thank lisabassett1
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were picked up by Sol (one of the pilots) and cruised out to our launch site where we met Johnny and the rest of the group that was going up. There were enough people that two balloons launched. The weather was perfect and we...More

Thank stevel_knievel2016
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Johnny picked us up at our RV campground in Santa Fe. We had a great drive out to the lunch site but Johnny had to cancel the flight due to high winds and storms in the area. Safety is 1st with Johnny. We tried again...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a must-do when in Santa Fe! We've gone up twice with Johnny Lewis and his team. They take such care in the preparation and with explaining why they are so closely checking conditions that even those of us who are a little nervous...More

Thank Jacqueline R
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Darlalux520
How cold is it? What to wear?
28 September 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Bart. Bring a light jacket. You also may want to bring a hat or ball cap. The burner going off above your head can be a little hot and the hat deflects that intensity.
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kindykk
If pick-up is 5:00 AM, approx. what time are you dropped back off? How long does the experience take from start to finish?
6 July 2016|
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Response from Larry M | Reviewed this property |
They picked us up at 5:15. It takes about 30 - 45 minutes to get to the take off location. They are continually checking wind conditions with the weather bureau and sending up test ballons. They will not fly if the wind is... More
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